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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lars R.

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I am experienced in translation and interpretation, having held many bilingual jobs and taken numerous classes in both English and Spanish. I am an active member of my community interested in overcoming language barriers. Studying ESL with me, you will be sure to move quickly toward fluency through a well-rounded and hands-on approach.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson
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Julie L.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education, with honors from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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Julie L.

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About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise i

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Michael *.
Good ideas for teaching new students! Ours were 7 and 14.
Jim R.
Hi Julie, Jim just wants you to know that my helper stood-me-up for this afternoon , so I checked in myself and found I could get to your Music Studio.
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Marcia A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Marcia A.

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I have been teaching ESL classes since 2009 and my students have a proven track record of success.They have moved on to complete high school, higher education on a college or university level as well as securing better employment or a job promotion. I use a variety of learning materials depending on the student's language goals. I work with students of all experience levels.

About Marcia

Would you like to be able to speak English with others? Do you want to understand what you read? Would you like to be able to write your thoughts so others can understand you? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, then you have found the right teacher. Hello there! My name is Marci

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Renee L.
Marcia is an excellent tutor. This pandemic has really made things difficult for our family to keep our children on track with homeschooling. Marcia hit the ground running with our daughter who had become discouraged with all the work she had to do. Marcia was able to look briefly at the curriculum and come up with a plan to not only get our daughter back on track but motivated her to keep the momentum going. She has been a very positive light for our daughter. We truly appreciate her.
Ana
In 2013 and 2014, I took English classes with Marcia Albergo. Marcia was a very different kind of teacher. Unlike other teachers, she fostered a love for the language. She encouraged everyone in the classroom to reach their potential. Her method of teaching was also different than the other teachers I had. She used a variety of materials that not only helped us to learn English, but also encouraged our desire to learn. She covered a variety of topics and subjects that held the interest of the students in the classroom. Whether it was learning new words on each new page of a book or new expressions, I was challenged to learn the English language in a variety of ways. I believe she did a good job as a teacher because I was actually learning more than just English. I was learning things about the world that I never knew before. Thanks to her method of teaching, I have learned English well. Marcia was my favorite teacher.
Danute
I have take lessons from Marcia several years ago and highly recommend you take lessons from her as well. She helped improve my English greatly, because she is very professional teacher. Marcia always well organized and prepared. She use effective teachings methods. Gramma exercises, verbs conjugation, colloquialisms, expressions, discussions helps me become a fluent speaker.
She can connect to her students on multiple levels and give for them support. Marcia is very responsible and extremely helpful, she always answered in all my questions. Marcia is a great teacher and friend.
Thank you so much.
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Isabelle S.

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I fully understand the approach and needs for ESL as my children themselves benefited from this program when we first arrived in the US, from France.

About Isabelle

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment.

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Carol L
In my French lessons, Isabelle has worked with me on pronunciation, reading, vocabulary and syntax. Isabelle is always patient and shows a strong command of french and how to convey concepts. I really appreciate & enjoy my lessons with Isabelle.
Kathryn
Just finished my 4th class with Isabelle. She has been very helpful with my French conversation. She meets me at my level and then challenges me. She speaks clearly and at a speed I can understand. The notes after the lesson are excellent and help me to continue my learning. I highly recommend Isabelle!
Brian
"Listener" is how I would describe Isabelle, and it's why she is a great teacher. I brought a lot of random questions into lessons each week and she helped me with all of the answers. She also used the answers to my questions to show me further examples to be able to help me frame why things were the way they were. This is my first French teacher but I couldn't be happier with the time I've gotten from Isabelle. I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Ben U.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • BM in Music Composition, BA in Classics (Greek & Latin) from Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Ben U.

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben

Music Lessons & Tutoring Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center, I

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Daniel L.
Excellent teacher for my son
Michael B.
Ben is a very good instructor. Looking forward to next lesson
Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
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MARIE M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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MARIE M.

7 Reviews
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I have been teaching Science as a basis for ESL classes for 5 years. This will include reading preparation, reading out loud, research, verbal discussions and written topic assignments based on the level of the student. The subjects in science can be assigned or chosen by the student. This program is based on a block of 18 week classes. This is a full immersion English class.

About MARIE

I'm 67 years old. My home is surrounded by trees, squirrels, birds and flowers. I've been teaching science for about 35 years in private schools, public schools, technical schools as well as online. I retired from public school about 10 years ago but I never stopped teaching. The best part of wha

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Jen
Marie is an enthusiastic and detailed teacher. She has a great ability to explain complicated concepts with visuals and unique approaches. Her love of the subject really shines in her teaching. I highly recommend Marie as a science tutor.
Gina
Marie teaches with great enthusiasm, and it's hard not to get excited when your teacher is so excited about the subject. She has a true appreciation for how things work together, and it's like she helps you put the puzzle pieces together to see the cause and effects. With Marie, it's not like you learn tons of individual facts and memorize a bunch of stuff that you'll forget later. Instead you learn how one thing affects another so you can understand cycles and processes in Science. Plus, she has a great sense of humor and loves to laugh, so that makes learning fun.
Sofia
Marie is clear and patient. She’s sparky and explains things interestingly.

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"Bryce is patient and dedicated. I learned a lot with him and enjoyed our classes very much.
No BS, he goes directly to the point! Great teacher"
Laura
Took ESL lessons from Bryce B.
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"Teaches very well, and he is humorous , responsible and experienced."
Xinxia
Took ESL lessons from Matt G.
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"He teaches not only English pronunciation, grammar, expression and skill but he also teaches me American history, culture and background of them. I can learn a lot from him."
Akihiko
Took ESL lessons from Steve S.
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"We could not be happier with the lessons, preparation and structure. Our child enjoys the study and is enthused. The ease with which virtual sessions and textbooks are integrated is refreshing and aligns with what we expect outside of our local school district"
Tyler
Took ESL lessons from Guifang X.
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"She was the best instructor we ever have for my kids to teach English as ESL. She taught English my kids with acting and playing. I was impressed with her dialogue delivery to my kids and her face expressions, Me and my wife personally found her approach to our kids truly remarkable and commendable. Additionally, the skill of using a computer as a teaching tool was very professional. As a teacher, she is very dedicated and devoted person. We find ourselves lucky to meet with Lauren and my children are still missing her."
Arda Sancak
Took ESL lessons from Lauren T.
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"It was a great class , Leonardo is a good teacher , his class dinamic is amazing , I’m very excited to continue my classes with him"
Marisol
Took ESL lessons from Leonardo R.
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"Thank you for your good lesson!"
Takekiyo
Took ESL lessons from Henry M.
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"A very good teacher, taught us not only English but also valuable skills to study in America."
Shuyang
Took ESL lessons from Matt G.
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"Rachel has helped and coached me through Greek and is so talented. It’s remarkable how many languages she knows and how well she is at explaining and teaching as well as making concepts so understandable. Highly recommend ! She is outstanding"
Christa
Took ESL lessons from Rachel
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"I was lucky to find a teacher like Lied! Lied is a great patient tutor who is easily upgrading my level and confidence in speaking. After just a few lessons I have already seen a result.
I recommend, she is excellent!"
Cristina
Took ESL lessons from Lied S.
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